Public Health

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Those undecided Republicans are justifiably uneasy. An ABC News/Washington Poll published earlier this week found that a full 70 percent of Americans say coverage for pre-existing conditions should be mandatory. This includes 54 percent of declared Republicans. (Photo: Ted Eytan/cc/flickr)
The GOP healthcare bill that will not die has now secured support from the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, spurring a frantic call to action for voters to "light up the phones" and pressure moderate Republicans to abandon the effort, which would strip 24 million people of their healthcare and raise the rates for those most in need. Rep...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
How is it that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt...
Nika Knight, staff writer
President Donald Trump's deregulation agenda will sacrifice worker protections...

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Called "horrifying, infuriating, compelling and hopeful," a new documentary Toxic Hot Seat explores the chemical flame retardants - equally likely to cause cancer and not to work - that are everywhere in our lives and houses, and the massive lobbying efforts of chemical manufacturers and Big Tobacco that put them there. With a new Give Toxics the Boot! campaign. "The average American baby is born with 10 fingers, 10 toes and the highest recorded levels of flame retardants among infants in the...